JU Men's Tennis Falls to Florida A&M, 5-2

Jan. 18, 2004

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU men's tennis team captured the doubles points but lost 5-of-6 singles matches, including two tiebreakers against Florida A&M in a 5-2 loss Sunday at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

Sophomore Martin Hehensteiger (Schechen, Germany) won at No. 2 singles, while in doubles action, junior Christoph Mueller (Waldsassen, Germany) and junior Ben Birkmann (Bremen, Germany) won at the No. 1 spot while freshman Neil Sehgal (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Hehensteiger won at No. 3.

The Dolphins return to action on Sunday, Jan. 25 against Wofford at 10:00 a.m. at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

Florida A&M 5, Jacksonville 2

SINGLES #1 Pfungwa Mahefu (FAMU) def. Ben Birkmann (JU), 6-4, 6-4 #2 Martin Hehensteiger (JU) def. Davin Russell (FAMU), 6-1, 6-3 #3 Yues Sinson (FAMU) def. Peter Wietrak (JU), 7-6, 6-2 #4 Zurah Zhvania (FAMU) def. Cristoph Mueller (JU), 7-6, 6-4 #5 Jarrell Williams (FAMU) def. Andres Rojas (JU), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 #6 Frank Green (FAMU), def. Neil Sehgal (JU), 6-0, 3-6, 7-5

DOUBLES #1 Mueller/Birkmann (JU) def. Russell/Sinson (FAMU), 8-4 #2 Mahefu/Zhvania (FAMU) def. Wietrak/Rojas (JU), 8-2 #3 Sehgal/Hehensteiger (JU) def. Williams/Green (FAMU), 8-2